Definition of Duckweed family

1. Noun. Family of small free-floating thalloid plants.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Duckweed Family

duckponds
ducks
ducks and covers
ducks and drakes
ducks on the pond
duckspeak
ducktail
ducktails
ducktape
ducktapes
duckwalk
duckwalked
duckwalking
duckwalks
duckweed
duckweed family (current term)
duckweeds
ducky
duct
duct engine
duct gland
duct of epididymis
duct of sweat glands
duct papilloma
duct tape
ductal
ductal aneurysm
ductal carcinoma
ductal carcinoma in situ

Literary usage of Duckweed family

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1. Manual of the Botany (Phænogamia and Pteridophyta) of the Rocky Mountain by John Merle Coulter (1885)
"(duckweed family.) Minute stemless plants, floating free on the water, destitute of distinct stem and foliage, being merely a disk-like frond producing one ..."

2. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"... duckweed family. Minute, stemless plants reduced to a floating leaf-like body three fourths inch or less long (in ..."

3. Field, Forest, and Garden Botany: A Simple Introduction to the Common Plants by Asa Gray (1895)
"... duckweed family. Minute, stemless plants reduced to a floating leaf-like body three fourths inch or less long (in LEMNA) or even to minute, green grains ..."

4. Manual of the Botany (Phaenogamia and Pteridophyta) of the Rocky Mountain by John Merle Coulter (1885)
"(duckweed family.) Minute stemless plants, floating free on the water, destitute of distinct stem and foliage, being merely a disk-like frond producing one ..."

5. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"duckweed family. Minute perennial floating aquatic plants, without leaves or with only very rudimentary ones. The plant body consists of a disc-shaped, ..."

6. Bulletin by North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (Fargo) (1899)
"Acrid bulbs said io be made edible by boiling. AC Herb.: Rutland 713, Fargo. Univ. Herb.: Grand Forks. LEMNACEAE. duckweed family. ..."

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